9-1-1 is not a joke: The Lesson Amy Cooper learned

“I’m sorry.  I’m in the Ramble and there is a man, African American. He has a bicycle helmet; he is recording me and threatening me and my dog. … There is an African American man.  I am in Central Park.  He is recording me and threatening myself and my dog. … I’m sorry.  I can’t […]

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Short-Circuiting Black And White Power

“God has spoken once; twice have I heard this; that power belongs unto God.” ~Psalm 62.11, KJV “If we choose, we can live in world of comforting illusion.” ~Noam Chomsky Power, at least as supreme when relating to human beings, is an illusion. No matter how comforting, this consolation is a self- sustaining ruse. Supreme power cannot be […]

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